Xperia play – wikipedia

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4 in (100 mm) TFT LCD touchscreen, 854 ? 480 (245 ppi) [2] FWVGA, 16M colors

The Xperia Play is a smartphone with elements of a handheld game console produced by Sony Ericsson. Most awesome tattoos for guys With the marketshare for dedicated handheld game consoles diminishing into the 2010s due to the rapid expansion of mobile phones with cheap downloadable games, Sony attempted to tackle the issue with two separate devices; a dedicated video game console with elements of a smartphone, called the PlayStation Vita, and a smartphone with elements of a handheld console, the Xperia Play. Really cute tattoo ideas Originally rumored to be a “PlayStation Phone”, the device shed the “PlayStation” branding in favor of the Xperia brand, running on the Android operating system.


On February 13, 2011, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011, it was announced that the device would be shipping globally in March 2011, with a launch lineup of around 50 software titles. Awesome 3d tattoos [7]

The device is a horizontally sliding phone with its original form resembling the Xperia X10 while the slider below resembles the slider of the PSP Go. Awesome simple tattoos for guys The slider features a D-pad in an indented area on the left side, a set of standard PlayStation buttons ( , , and ) in an indented area on the right, a long rectangular touchpad in the middle, Start and Select buttons in an indented area on the bottom right corner, a Menu button on the bottom left corner, and two shoulder buttons (L and R) on the back of the device. Best female back tattoos [8] The form has a long rectangular touchscreen, and four buttons below, for Back, Home, Menu, and Search. Back of neck tattoos quotes [8] The device features a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a Qualcomm Adreno 205 GPU, a 4.0 in (100 mm) TFT LCD display with a resolution of 854 ? 480 (FWVGA) capable of 16,777,216 colors, a 5.1-megapixel camera, 512 MB RAM, 400 MB internal storage and a micro-USB connector. Funny tattoo ideas for guys It supports microSD cards, in contrast to the PSP consoles, which use Memory Stick variants, and the PlayStation Vita, which uses a custom, proprietary flash storage medium. Cool man tattoo designs [3] [8] [9] Software [ edit ]

The device runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, [10] with early prototypes running Android 2.2. Cool tattoo designs for guys [11] The device is compatible with Android software downloaded from the Google Play store, with some games featuring optimization for use with the device’s additional gaming controls, including the video game streaming service OnLive. First tattoos for guys [12] PlayStation Mobile [ edit ]

The device is said to feature games graphically within the range of similar portable devices [8] and plays these games via an application known as PlayStation Mobile. Cool small chest tattoos It changes the interface of the device from that of a phone to the XrossMediaBar, closely resembling that of the PlayStation Portable. Most beautiful tattoos ever [3] [4] A dedicated section in Google Play specifically for games for the system allowing users to download games on the go is also added. Half sleeve tattoo designs for guys [9] [13] Titles shown off internally on the device include PSP games, such as God of War and LittleBigPlanet, as well as older PlayStation games; there are also plans for future games incorporating augmented reality similar to Invizimals. Amazing male tattoo designs [9] The prices of the games were expected to be under US$10, considerably lower than the PlayStation Portable’s price range of less than US$40 per game. Awesome tattoos for guys tumblr [14] History [ edit ] Development [ edit ] Rumors [ edit ]

Reports of a PlayStation smartphone have existed as early as 2006 when Sony Computer Entertainment filed a patent for a PlayStation Phone. Tattoo ideas for guys tumblr [15] Rumors of such a device resurfaced again in 2007 when a Sony Ericsson executive announced that they were developing a device for gaming, and plans to use the XrossMediaBar in its devices. Best mens half sleeve tattoos [16] In June 2007, head of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, David Reeves, denied the existence of such a device saying that he had no knowledge of such a device being developed. Tattoo ideas for guys chest [17] During the 2007 Games Convention, Peter Ahnegard, an executive at Sony Ericsson, further fueled rumors of a PlayStation Phone, when asked about the device he said that “It’s obviously something that we’re looking at but right now I can’t really comment”. Awesome quote tattoos [18]

In the early 2008, the official Sony Magazine reported that “a new PSP-style phone is apparently in development”. Good tattoo ideas for guys [19] In early 2009, it was reported that plans for a PlayStation Phone has been cancelled as Sony were unwilling to license the PlayStation brand to Sony Ericsson unless Sony would produce the handset independently. Guy makes best 3d tattoos ever This subsequently prompted a fallout between Sony and Sony Ericsson. Awesome sleeve tattoo designs for guys [20] In May 2009, rumors of such a device arose once again when then head of Sony Ericsson, Hideki Komiyama, told the Financial Times in an interview that as part of his recovery plan for Sony Ericsson, he would like to combine the PlayStation brand with their phones similar to how they had created the Walkman and Cyber-shot lines of mobile phones. Amazing mens sleeve tattoos [21] In June 2009, The Nikkei reported that Sony Ericsson were developing a “cellphone-game gear hybrid” as a competitor to Apple’s iPhone, combining the functionality of a mobile phone and a handheld gaming device. Unusual mens tattoos [22] Images surface [ edit ]

In early 2010, the Wall Street Journal reported that Sony was getting ready to release a smartphone able to download and play video games. Arm sleeve tattoo ideas for guys [23] The first solid details about the phone came via Engadget in August 2010, reporting many leaked details about the device including that it runs Android, it is a sliding phone with a button configuration similar to the PSP Go, with some technical specifications. Cool first tattoos for guys [9] Pictures of the device were leaked to the internet when Engadget released pictures of a prototype running Android 2.2, a PSP Go like form factor with a touch pad and microSD card support. Most unique tattoos ever [8] Several sites however, have questioned the legitimacy of the images of the device in question, though Engadget has rebuked these theories and shown their proven track record of leaked devices which include the iPad, 2010 MacBook Air and the Nexus One. Wrist tattoo ideas for guys [11] More images of the device were released by Engadget on October 29, 2010 showing the device running Android 2.2 Froyo and showing its model as “Zeus”, it adds that there are several of these devices in internal testing stages with at least one device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Awesome tribal tattoos for guys [24] A video showing the device in the wild in Greece was leaked on December 1, 2010, It showed the device running Android 2.3, and reported that the device’s final name would be the Sony Ericsson Z1 though this has not been confirmed by multiple sources. Best mens sleeve tattoos [25]

Two days later, more videos were leaked. Awesome tribal back tattoos They were far clearer, showing the device clearly, with a “PlayStation” icon on the phone which displays a XrossMediaBar-themed interface when selected. Free lower back butterfly tattoo designs [26] On January 5, 2011, Engadget published more photos of what seems to be the final design for the device as it bears both the PlayStation and Xperia brands which weren’t on the prototypes. Awesome guy tattoo ideas [1] The day after, several other clearer photos and videos of the device was leaked revealing what seems to be its final design, specs, and its benchmark score of 59.1 frames per second. Awesome small tattoos for guys [3] [4] On January 10, 2011, a video showing the device playing original PlayStation games was released. Awesome tattoos for guys arm Though it is unclear whether the games were being played through official software or an emulator of the original PlayStation console. Images of awesome tattoos [27] On January 12, 2011 a Chinese website released pictures of what looked like the device disassembled with the parts spread out and the casing removed. Best friend tattoo ideas for guys [28] Official announcement [ edit ]

On February 6, 2011, Sony Ericsson created an event for the Xperia Play on their Facebook page.

In late January or early February, a shortened version of an advert made for airing during the Super Bowl was leaked on several websites. Back of neck tattoos meaning On February 6, 2011, the device was officially announced with the broadcast of the version of this ad. Awesome tattoos with meaning [29] On February 13, 2011 more details were released by Sony Ericsson. Really good tattoo ideas [ citation needed] Release [ edit ]

The phone was initially announced as having a March 2011 release timeframe. Awesome tattoos for guys quotes [7] However, the final release date slipped into April 1, 2011, when the device was released in the UK, [30] Ireland [31] and Spain. Unique tattoo designs for guys [32] On April 28, 2011, it was launched in Canada, exclusively to Rogers. Awesome angel tattoo designs [33] The US launch was officially scheduled for Spring 2011, and while a time frame of mid-April was initially given, [34] the device’s launch was pushed back to May 26. Awesome unique tattoos [35] In Indonesia, the device was launched on XL Axiatta network on July 29, 2011. Wrist tattoo designs for guys On September 18, 2011, the Xperia Play 4G was released for AT&T, it features HSPA+ for faster speeds and it comes in a Stealth Blue color. Back of neck tattoos small [36] In the US, the Xperia Play was initially available only on the Verizon network, [7] until the release of the Xperia Play 4G on AT&T. Awesome tattoos on back [36] In Mexico it was available through Telcel. Awesome rib tattoo ideas for guys [37] In the UK, carriers O?, Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile and Three have confirmed that they were to stock the handset. Really awesome tattoos [38] In Canada, the device was carried exclusively by Rogers Wireless. Cool tattoo ideas for guys arms [39]

On September 8, 2011, Sony Ericsson confirmed that the Xperia Play, and all Xperia phones released in 2011, would receive an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Cute girl foot tattoos [40] However, on May 25, 2012, it was stated that following beta testing and discussions with developers, the Xperia Play would not receive an update to Android 4.0, citing stability concerns. Most badass tattoos ever [41] Emulation and homebrew [ edit ]

Since the Xperia Play runs on Android, the device may install apps for playing homebrew games. Best man tattoos ever It is commonly used to run emulators for older game systems such as Atari 2600, MAME, Commodore 64, SNES, Sega Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Sony PlayStation Portable, and many others. Awesome tattoo quotes for guys [42] [43] See also [ edit ]

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